Season starts on Saturday: The Herd is going to be let out of the barn at the farm to play at Nelson Park.

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May 10th, 2017



The season opens on Saturday.

The crack of the bat will be heard.

That assumes there will be no rain.

Herd opening dayThe Herd, Burlington’s team in the InterCounty Baseball League will have their home opener at Nelson Park scheduled for 1:05 pm on Saturday, May 13 against the Kitchener Panthers.

The team is going to go all out to get this off the ground in a big way.

As part of the opening day festivities there will be:

OPENING DAY BAND: Pineapple Girls, a “Surf/Psych/Indie/Pop” band from Hamilton, ON will play pre-game on the concourse. The band will begin playing at 12:00 pm when the gates open.
INFLATABLES: Bring the kids and enjoy inflatable castle fun presented by Party Castles.
CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Former Burlington IBL General Manager, Allan Ross, will be on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch of the 2017 season.
HONOUR GUARD: The Herd Welcome the Halton Regional Police Honour Guard on field during the National Anthem.
NATIONAL ANTHEM: The National Anthem will be performed by The Brass Theory, who are members of the Burlington Concert Band.
50 DEGREE GUARANTEE: Of course, if the thermometer doesn’t top 50 degrees, all fans with a ticket to the game can redeem their ticket for a FREE game in April or May.
PULLER PORK SANDWICH SPECIAL: Enjoy a home made Hickory Smoked Southern Style Pulled Pork Sandwich at our concession stand for only $6!
HERC’S NUTRITION FOAM FINGER GIVEAWAY: The first 100 fans through the gates will receive a Burlington Herd Foam Finger presented by Herc’s Nutrition. Gates will open at 12:00 pm.

Tickets at the gate or on line

Adults – $5.00

Seniors $4.00

Children under ten – free

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